12 Easy Alcohol Slang Words to Make You an Expert

12 Easy Alcohol Slang Words to Make You an Expert

Apr 03, 2017

We’ve all been there and have seen it on the movies: I’ll take a martini, straight up, dirty and dry. Give me two fingers of...

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How to Cure Hangovers with the Hair of the Dog

How to Cure Hangovers with the Hair of the Dog

Aug 11, 2016

As a general rule of adulthood, hangovers happen. And there are many ways to cure them--from smoothies and raw juices, to greasy diner food. But...

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4 Stunning Techniques for the Ultimate Independence Day

4 Stunning Techniques for the Ultimate Independence Day

Jun 30, 2016

The Fourth of July is a pretty easy holiday. It’s summer, people are laid back, fireworks provide automatic entertainment—you don’t really have to do much...

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3 Delightful Ways to Booze-Up Your Dessert

3 Delightful Ways to Booze-Up Your Dessert

Jun 21, 2016

What could be better than ice cream or booze on their own? Ice cream and booze together, of course! Now that summer is upon us,...

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Take a Look at the Newest Liquor Laws in America

Take a Look at the Newest Liquor Laws in America

Jun 19, 2016

A lot has happened in the American beer, wine, and spirits world since we last took a look at the country’s changing liquor laws. As...

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How to Celebrate National and World Gin Days

How to Celebrate National and World Gin Days

Jun 07, 2016

It appears that June 11th is the time to drink your Gin. National Gin Day falls on June 11th this year, as does World Gin...

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Bartender Spotlight: Jasper Adams on Beer City's Cocktail Scene

Bartender Spotlight: Jasper Adams on Beer City's Cocktail Scene

Jun 02, 2016

Despite its title as “Beer City, USA,” Asheville, North Carolina is more than just a craft beer destination. The Southern city celebrated “Asheville Cocktail Week”...

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Booze Laws Roundup

Booze Laws Roundup

May 19, 2016

The 2016 legislative sessions saw no shortage of booze-related bills introduced to the House and Senate. Although not all of the bills make it through,...

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The Mint Julep and the Kentucky Derby Go Hand in Hand

The Mint Julep and the Kentucky Derby Go Hand in Hand

May 03, 2016

The Kentucky Derby is the oldest continuously running sports event in the nation. The first Kentucky Derby was held on May 17th, 1875 and has...

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Explore San Antonio's Fiesta Event With a Native

Explore San Antonio's Fiesta Event With a Native

Apr 14, 2016

Fiesta® San Antonio began in 1891 as a one-parade event to honor those who fought in the Texas Revolution and has expanded into an eleven...

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Bartender Spotlight: Jacquelyn Zykan on Drinking Like a Local in Kentucky

Bartender Spotlight: Jacquelyn Zykan on Drinking Like a Local in Kentucky

Apr 05, 2016

When Jacquelyn Zykan offered up a drinking tip as a bartender in Louisville, Kentucky for The Field Guide to Drinking in America: A Traveler’s Handbook to...

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Eight Places to Sit Back and Sip Your Way Through South By Southwest

Eight Places to Sit Back and Sip Your Way Through South By Southwest

Mar 11, 2016

From interactive media exhibitions to premieres of box office hits, South by Southwest brings an impressive lineup of tech events, films, and music to Austin,...

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Raise a Glass to Five Great Films about Bootlegging

Raise a Glass to Five Great Films about Bootlegging

Feb 24, 2016

The 88th Academy Awards is a big night for movie lovers, with box office hits like The Revenant and Mad Max: Fury Road competing for...

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Five Boozy Things You Didn’t Know About Groundhog Day

Five Boozy Things You Didn’t Know About Groundhog Day

Feb 02, 2016

It’s Groundhog Day, the holiday where, for 130 years, we’ve looked to the humble woodchuck for meteorological advice. The ‘official’ groundhog is known as Punxsutawney...

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The Cocktail Club at Blue Bicycle Books

The Cocktail Club at Blue Bicycle Books

Jul 24, 2015

Jeremiah Schenzel at the Cocktail Club in Charleston, SC offered up this recipe for the cocktail served at the Field Guide launch event last week at...

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The Happiest of Hours

The Happiest of Hours

May 15, 2015

We were lucky enough to get a little insight into the Happy Hour culture in Portland from Imperial restaurant's lead bartender Tony Gurdian: Portland, Oregon is...

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Beyond Mint Juleps

Beyond Mint Juleps

Apr 28, 2015

It’s Derby season in Kentucky! Try this recipe from Doc Crow’s Southern Smokehouse and Raw Bar for a taste of Louisville to serve while you...

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Mixing It Up Like Bootleg Greg

Mixing It Up Like Bootleg Greg

Apr 11, 2015

The Parallel Post in Trumbull Connecticut is holding a Field Guide  Happy Hour Book Launch event on April 20th sponsored by Half Full Brewery. To properly celebrate, bartender...

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PINE Cocktail Recipes

PINE Cocktail Recipes

Apr 07, 2015

PINE at The Hanover Inn Dartmouth, New Hampshire is hosting a Field Guide Cocktail Party on April 22nd with their bartender James Ives who is featured in the book....

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Try Your Hand at the Boulevardier

Try Your Hand at the Boulevardier

Apr 04, 2015

Philip Khanderhrish, bartender at The Setai, Miami Beach and our featured professional for Florida, shares his version of the Boulevardier. Florida leaves most of its liquor laws up to...

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What’ll You Have, America?

What’ll You Have, America?

Mar 08, 2015

Here at Overcup Press we select our titles using a variety of criteria, but one question we always ask ourselves is: Does this actually need...

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